Éiscara is Patrick Hughes, Lorraine Cotter, Sara Clancy & Michael Connolly

Éiscara sings Irish music, each singer taking the lead for certain tracks and providing instrumentation and backing vocals for others. Michael plays guitar, Patrick the whistle and Sara the fiddle. Orchestration and arrangements are by Michael, Sara and Lorraine. Each original piece is listed below – click through to get to the tracks. Please enjoy the tracks as much as we did making them (which was a LOT).

Music: ‘If’ by Éiscara

This is a really beautiful piece of music originally recorded by the American group Bread in 1971. This version has lead vocals by Michael Connolly and backing from Patrick and Lorraine. It’s a lovely piece. Have a great day whenever you listen to this! Patrick xo

Music: May It Be

It’s songbird Sunday! I got a lot of lovely comments about last week’s Music Post – The Maid of Culmore (click here for that).  With Éiscara, we recorded a few songs and I am posting the second of those today. The song is called ‘May It Be’ and it’s a beautiful, reflective piece, with lead… Read More Music: May It Be

Music: The Maid of Culmore

I’m thrilled to share this music with you. It’s an old song called ‘The Maid of Culmore’ (sometimes spelled as ‘Coolmore’) which I recorded with the Irish group, Eiscara (which includes myself, Michael Connolly, Lorraine Cotter and Sara Clancy). The video was shot these past couple of days at Narrow Water in County Down, Ireland.… Read More Music: The Maid of Culmore